City Chinese links in focus at major EU event

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A keynote speech on Birmingham’s relationship with China is set to be delivered by Council Leader Sir Albert Bore during a high-profile event in Brussels

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Centenary Square design competition winner revealed

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The winner of a competition to transform one of Birmingham’s largest public spaces has been named as Edinburgh-based Graeme Massie Architects. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, launched by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the Landscape Institute on behalf of Birmingham City Council, attracted nearly 200 entries from architects and designers around the world, all […]

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Leader’s Policy Statement – June 2015

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Sir Albert Bore’s Policy Statement to Full Council on 9 June 2015.

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Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel progress report

By on 05/06/2015 in Improvement Plan, Leader, News with 0 Comments

A six-month report has been prepared for the Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel. This provides an update on the progress that Birmingham City Council is making against each of the recommendations made in last year’s Kerslake Review. The panel is monitoring this progress and will be holding their first public meeting on 11 June in the […]

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Chancellor Meets ‘Midlands Powerhouse’ Leaders

By on 01/06/2015 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

The Leaders of Birmingham, the Black Country, Coventry, Solihull Councils plus the Leader of Lichfield Council, alongside the Chairs of three regional Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) met today (Monday 01 June) in Birmingham with the Chancellor, George Osborne, former Deputy Prime Minister, Lord Heseltine, Local Government Secretary, Greg Clark, and Local Government Minister, Marcus Jones. […]

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Sutton Town Council – council’s conclusions published

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Birmingham City Council has today (Friday 22 May) published its conclusions regarding the proposal to create a Town Council for Sutton Coldfield within Birmingham.

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New Cabinet confirmed

Birmingham City Council’s new Cabinet has been confirmed, with Cllr Paulette Hamilton named the new Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care.

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HSBC to create head office in Birmingham

By on 24/03/2015 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

HSBC to create the head office of ring-fenced bank in Birmingham •    Around 1,000 roles will relocate to Birmingham •    Global bank to serve its UK personal and business customers from Birmingham •    HSBC joins a growing number of international firms locating in the city •    Move to Arena Central is the largest property deal […]

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Community Governance consultation – deadline imminent

By on 23/03/2015 in Leader, News with 2 Comments

Residents who want to have their say on local democracy have just a week left to complete a survey or submit a written contribution.

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Improvement panel – update

The independent improvement panel met with Leader, Sir Albert Bore, Deputy Leader, Ian Ward, and Chief Executive, Mark Rogers, yesterday (18 March 2015) in the first of a series of monthly meetings, scheduled for 20 May 2015, 11 June 2015 and 10 July 2015. Public updates are expected shortly after each meeting and briefings around […]

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